Our Kickstarter is LIVE

Last week we launched our Kickstarter campaign to secure the future of The Media Podcast – if we can raise £9000 in 28 days, I can provide a year of fortnightly programmes. According to… Continue reading

The Week in Audio

What with the all-new Media Podcast, changes at MediaGuardian and specials for Talking TV and BAFTA’s The Guru, I thought I’d give a sense of what’s been going on… The Media Podcast First… Continue reading

The Media Podcast – launching 6th June

Ok, former Media Talk listeners… here’s the plan. We’re doing a new podcast and it’s called, imaginatively, The Media Podcast. I say new, but you’ll barely notice the difference: John is presenting, all… Continue reading

Guardian Media Talk – end of an era

Changes at the Guardian, and the Media Talk podcast has got to go. Back in 2006, Media Talk was the first podcast I listened to as a podcast ­- instead of manually ‘save­… Continue reading

What size podcast?

I like podcasts that are short. There, I said it. I may be in a minority; in a recent Guardian meeting I had with iTunes staff,  I learnt that the most popular podcasts… Continue reading

On working with children and monsters

The BBC Academy asked me to write an article about my production work,  so I decided to focus on making radio for children – take a look here for the full text…

BAFTA Podcast relaunch

Those fine folks at BAFTA have let me give their podcast an overhaul, and now it’s a fast-paced, witty and altogether interesting listen on how the film, TV and video game industries work.… Continue reading

#RPAs2013 – Some Thank Yous

This week I was named Best Online Producer at the Radio Academy’s Radio Production Awards – they’re sort of like the BAFTA Craft Awards – which was lovely. Here’s the entry: And now some thank… Continue reading

INVENTED: Spark London Searchatron 3000

Today I learned how to create a search box for a podcast feed, which means all those lovely tags I’ve spent years writing for Spark London stories have not been in vain. It’s… Continue reading

Broadcast: Talking TV podcast

A new podcast is born – Broadcast magazine is the trade press for the television industry, covering the trials and tribulations of broadcasters and indies in the UK. I was approached last month… Continue reading